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January 9, 2013

New Mexico tree trimmer zapped by power line was attacked by bees 6 months ago

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A veteran New Mexico tree trimmer is hospitalized in critical condition after being shocked by a power line — six months after he was hospitalized because of a bee attack.

Authorities say 52-year-old Craig Benavidez of Las Cruces was trimming a pine tree Monday when he was shocked by a 13,000-volt power line.

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